A campaign for gender equality within the information society launched in Spain
December 1, 2007 10:16 PM
Promoting women’s use of IT is vital both to gender equality and to improving Spain’s internet access rates - this is the focus pf the agreement signed on 6th of October between the ITC and equality ministries in Spain. The agreement will run until 31 December 2010 and provide a coordinated approach to:Concrete action to promote development and access to the information society for women, while increasing their use of ITC;Exchange of information on participation indicators; Evaluating the financial assistance given for promotion schemes;Exchange of good practice examples, which should be made available to the public;Organising a congress during 2010 to publicise the action taken within the context of the agreement and the results achieved; Promoting other public initiatives aimed at promoting gender equality and women’s access to the information society, especially for women who face particular difficulties in participating;Promoting audio-visual media coverage of wo
180 participants from 18 countries, the EU and the Nordic Council to meet in Stockholm on the 19th of October to Discuss Women's Entrepreneurship and Regional Development
October 14, 2007 11:29 AM
180 participants from the European Commisssion and the Nordic Council, Belgium, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland. Italy, Latvia, Malta, Norway, Poland, Sweden, United Kingdom, Åland, USA, Gabon, Senegal will discuss key issues realted to women's entrepreneurship and regional development and growth in Europe.
New publication about Gender Equality in public services in Sweden
September 16, 2007 5:51 PM
The Swedish government committee, JämStöd (Gender Mainstreaming Support), has spent two years working under a government mandate to provide informa-tion about gender mainstreaming and to develop practical methods and models for mainstreaming gender into central government activities. THIS BOOK PRESENTS the insights and conclusions arrived by the committee in the course of its work.
Stereotyping: Representations of Women in Print Media in South East Europe
August 11, 2007 10:57 PM
The report is published by Mediacentar, Sarajevo and contains analysis of research conducted in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia.The report concludes that although media and political freedoms have improved greatly in the region, views associated with gender have remained static.
Gender and participation in the light of enlargement
May 5, 2007 6:22 AM
Think & Act Conference in Budapest on the 21-22nd of May 20Phase 1: Introductionof conference participants followed by a brief analysis of the concept of Gender mainstreaming.Phase 2: Dissemination of European research results in regard to gender issues and participation of women within the European Union.
Dynamic Cities need Women
December 1, 2007 3:23 PM
The first international forum on 'Dynamic Cities Need Women: Actions and Policies for Gender Equality' will be held from 3 to 5 December 2007 in Brussels in the context of the European Year of Equal Opportunities for All.This is a joint initiative of the Government of the Brussels Capital Region, host of the Forum and the Metropolis Women International Network.
Tillämpad genusforskning främjar tillväxt
September 1, 2007 4:32 PM
VINNOVA genomför just nu en satsning som öppnar nya perspektiv för Sveriges starka forsknings- och innovations-miljöer. Det handlar om tillämpad genusforskning.
New Women in Science Committee appointed in Norway
May 17, 2007 4:42 PM
The Ministry of Education and Research in Norway has appointed a new Committee for Mainstreaming – Women in Science. The new committee will be chaired by pro-rector Gerd Bjørhovde, and its period of office will extend until 1 April 2010.
Miljöpartiet avsätter medel till jämställda löner i sitt vårbudgetförslag
May 4, 2007 9:22 AM
Miljöpartiet de Gröna fortsätter att fördjupa sitt jämställdhetsarbete - de Gröna satsar i sitt förslag till vårbudget 170 miljoner kronor år 2008, 340 miljoner kronor år 2009 och 500 miljoner kronor år 2010 i en särskild pott för jämställda löner i statens verksamheter. - Miljöpartiet uttalar sig vara beredd att verka för att statskassan ska bidra med sin del för att skapa jämställda löner.